Spend a bit of time in Norfolk and you may realise that Norfolk people often use a different terminology than other English-speaking counties. This is the fabulous Norfolk dialect (also known as ‘Broad Norfolk‘). We may be biased but we think it’s a marvellously quirky language and should be celebrated, which is why you’ll find our own Enjoying Norfolk interpretation of these phrases and words on the products across our range.

Here’s our guide to some Norfolk words and phrases that will help you understand what Norfolk people are saying:

Ar Yer Orrite? (see also: Ar Yer Orrite Bor)

A simple greeting – ‘Hello!’ in Broad Norfolk. The direct translation is ‘Are you alright?‘. ‘Bor’ is only to be used when addressing a male as it means &#